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New World Porter - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

922 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 922
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 16
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 08-27-2002)
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-25-2014 20:58:47 | More by Rhettroactive
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flagmantho

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: deep, rich brown hue which lets some ruby highlights through. Head pours a thick finger of pillowy tan foam. Overall a good looking beer!

Smell: surprisingly hoppy aroma with a funkiness to it which complements the malt. There's also a little bit of an alcohol twang at the end which I like. The aroma reminds me more of a black IPA type beer, but I think it works well.

Taste: big hoppy flavor; malt is rich and has a light chocolate character to it, but the big story is the hops. Citrusy, slightly resiny hops combine with a strong bitterness to make a very nice brew; I think "American Porter" is the wrong category, though.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a good creaminess. I like it.

Overall: while possibly misclassified, this is a very tasty beer. Mixing big hop character with roasted malts is fraught with peril, but New World Porter seems to pull it off.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 23:46:54 | More by flagmantho
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avalon07

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a brown color and a mostly cloudy consistency. There was a quarter inch of foamy, long-lasting head and good lacing.

S: Aroma of hops, malt and coffee.

T: Tasted of roasted malt, a decent amount of hops (more than I would've thought) and coffee. A solid, flavorful taste.

M: A good amount of carbonation and a dry finish. Medium-bodied.

D: A nice, drinkable, wel-made porter.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2009 12:39:47 | More by avalon07
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Dogbrick

Ohio

4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Not as good as Fuller’s but still a great Porter. Pours a very dark brown/black with a thick light brown head. Thin, spidery lacing throughout. The aroma is roasty with hops and cocoa. Medium-bodied with a nice blend of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee flavors. The finish is roasty and lightly hopped and lasting. I liked this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2004 19:30:16 | More by Dogbrick
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

01-29-2014 20:33:53 | More by iL0VEbeer
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

My 1,200th beer. I wanted to try this for a while since it's a porter that drinks like a black IPA.

A - Can't knock the look it is a pretty solid dark brown almost black with a 1/2 inch of opaque colored head.

S - As expected it's a nicely hopped up porter with citrus hops and some underlying coffee and roast.

T - Fairly dry (as expected for a porter) and some piney hops mixed with some roast and a semi sweet finish. It's enjoyable but again dry and hoppy.

M - Medium yet dry.

Overall if you like Black IPA's you will like this. It's a shame it's not a touch more sweet to balance the dry hopped goodness.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2012 05:36:28 | More by DrDemento456
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tavernjef

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark brown with some rubyish glow about the edges and bottom when up to a strong light. Thin, but lasting cap of sandy browned, creamy soft and smooth foam. Nice lacing in lots of broken spotting and a few bigger strings being connected.

Aroma is fair and chocolatey with a dry sense of cocoa. Dried green grassy hops add some interest.

Flavor is a two fold realm of drying flavors; first with the grassy green hops which are semi pungent in a herbal-like bitterness and fairly prevalent. That hops stay to the forefront for good length while the finish only brings out the dry chocolate/cocoa enough to take a moment away from the hoppy profile. Which in this case was a bit unbalanced in flavors for me. Would've liked to have gotten some more sweeter chocolate and perhaps some coffeeness out of it, but non was to be found or had with these two bottles. A tiny amount of blackened/burnt malt notes sift through real late in the finish.

Feel is about medium, fairly smooth, well carbonated with an overall drier tone to its character and a dry grassy hop bite and nudge thats always present.

A bit unbalanced on the dry hopped end in flavor, but still a favorable porter all around.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2006 02:41:27 | More by tavernjef
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, coffee, bit of citrus. Taste is coffee, roasted malts, just a bit of hops, good flavor overall. Feels medium to full bodied in the mouth and overall, while not as hoppy as other beers of this style, is an easy drinking and enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2013 03:55:10 | More by tone77
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-05-2013 20:44:31 | More by WOLFGANG
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claspada

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Aroma is extremely piney, slightly minty and woodsy; copious amounts of resinous hops take over with a very light touch of vanilla and toasted biscuitiness from the malt side.

Heavy, heavy bitterness from hops, but they still don't erase the tastes of dark chocolate and roasted malts. This is really the most balanced Black IPA I have ever had to be honest. I have yet to find a black IPA that wasn't too bitter or roasty but here it is.

The mouthfeel has small hints of carbonation and tiny bubbles which give you no problem whatsoever to have another sip. Not sure why they call it a Porter in the name and immediately on the packaging it says Black IPA, I don't get it but anyway, good job Avery. Couldn't drink these all night but a couple would be quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2011 23:55:12 | More by claspada
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-21-2013 11:54:27 | More by Cynic-ale
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

06-06-2014 02:26:57 | More by wrightst
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours burgundy with a nice tan head that dissipates slowly, leaving nice lacings.

S: Smoked ham and dark dried fruits. Sweet malt and hops, not to piney considering where they're from. Chocolate and faint coffee.

T: More pine in the taste, but still not too strong. Roasted sweet malt. Dark dried fruits. Lots of chocolate and faint coffee.

M: Moderate carbonation togehter with a smooth mediumfull body. Aftertaste is nice and bitter.

D: Goes down smoothly. Nice American Porter.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2010 19:10:21 | More by Evil_Pidde
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vfgccp

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

07-06-2013 01:03:15 | More by vfgccp
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Stone IRS glass.

A - Pitch black with little head and little carbonation.

S - Tame aroma with burnt bread or toast coming through the most.

T - Typical porter taste with a strange aftertaste that I'm having a hard time placing. The initial taste is better than the finish. Similar to a dry stout up front, but the bitter linger isn't something I care for a lot.

M - Thin I feel for a porter.

O - For a common off the shelf porter it's a better than average one, but not by much. A good beer by Avery, but they have many better ones.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2011 01:08:56 | More by bsuedekum
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Duff27

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- One inch medium tan head on a dark brown/black beer. Good head retention and lacing.

S- Chocolate, some hops.

T- Roasted malts. Very noticeable hops (on the tail end of each sip) for the style.

M- Creamy medium-thick mouthfeel. Mouth coating.

D/O- Whoa, wasn't expecting this at all. The hop presence took this porter to new level amongst many that taste very similar to each other. Bottle says "A Pioneer Black IPA"...hats off to Avery. Enjoyed very much but probably wouldn't have more than one or two in an given drinking session. Thanks PTMcB!

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2011 01:33:59 | More by Duff27
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champ103

Texas

4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: This pours a very dark brown/black color with a little ruby around the edges. A two finger beige head forms and leaves some patchy lace behind.
S: Very odd. A big soapy and citrus hop aroma is present. Its not bad at all, but it smells more like an IPA IMO. Just a touch of of roasted malt as the aroma lingers.
T: There it is. Lots of roasted malt. Coffee and some toffee flavors. A good balance of hops toward the end. This is what I was expecting. A very nice tasting porter.
M/D: A medium to full body that is well carbonated. Smooth and easy to drink.

I don't know what was going on in the nose, but other than that a very solid porter. I would recommend this.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2008 18:49:13 | More by champ103
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

11-20-2011 05:56:50 | More by barnzy78
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-26-2013 20:28:59 | More by mrfrancis
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Haybeerman

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep, dark brown color. Poured a 1 finger creamy chocolate head thast dissipated to a thick skim. Lace in thin, broken rings.

S: Chocolate, coffee, and floral hops. Burnt toast and light bitter hops in the background.

T: Chocolate, burnt caramel and bitter coffee. Long, lingering bitter with some resiny hop presence.

M: Light body. Low carbonation. Smooth, rich and creamy. Lingering bitter.

D: Tasty and smooth. Sharp bitter was a bit of a surprise.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2010 02:09:10 | More by Haybeerman
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cjgator3

Florida

3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle

A- Pours a dark brownish black color with a light tan colored head.

S- The aroma is dark raosted malts, a hint of coffee and a good amount of hops in the smell as well.

T- The taste like the aroma is dark roasted malts with a nice bitter coffee taste and a surprising amount of bittering hops in the finish. This is one of the hoppier porters that I've tried so far.

M- The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a really nice texture to it.

D- New World Porter is another solid beer from Avery Brewing that is definitely worth a shot. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2009 01:55:27 | More by cjgator3
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DmanGTR

Florida

3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the Tria in Rittenhouse Square in Philly during Philly Beer Week. Met Adam as well. Review from notes.

A good, hoppy porter. Chocolatey, a touch of citrus, and roasty. Finishes dry. The hops is perhaps a bit much for a porter. I guess I'm just used to English porters.

Serving type: on-tap

06-02-2009 13:04:03 | More by DmanGTR
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cokes

Wisconsin

3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First off. This is a positively gorgeous looking beer. Very black, with ruby edging. Large, fluffy tan head retains and laces as well as any.
Aroma of charred pine.
Hops figure prominately in the taste. They tout the dry hopping on the label. Piney, with touches of citrus. This rests upon a solid burnt background. Just a touch of chocolate, then a return to highly roasted coffee. Tasty, but not all together. I am getting some out of place citric sourness, and burning tar flavors as well. Still, it tastes like a good porter.
Body is fairly light. It really holds this beer back. Thicken this one, and now we are talking.
Easy drinking, session porter.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2002 23:18:52 | More by cokes
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KAF

Iowa

3/5  rDev -22.3%

01-25-2012 22:55:34 | More by KAF
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle served in a standard pint glass. No freshness dating indicated on the bottle. Poured the color of cola with a sparse, quarter inch off-white cap that quickly dissipated into a soapy swirl and a broken band. Only light penetration is revealed as ruby highlights around the base of the glass. Some thin spits and strands of lacing revealed during the tasting. Nose suggests, cocoa, toffee, molasses and perhaps a hint of black licorice. Taste reveals coffee, cocoa, caramel, molasses and some hops bittering detectable at the finish. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied and a little prickly across the tongue. Very drinkable and flavorful. Flavor profile is a little bolder and more complex than your traditional porter; this is definitely a winner in my book.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2009 22:43:55 | More by Jwale73
New World Porter from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 922 ratings.